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A book in Samskrta by Krishnadasa Badajena Mohapatra describing music and musical compositions.
Topics: gita, prabandha, salaga, kshudra, raga, tala
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A book in Samskrta on music, drumming and dance written by Nilakantha
Topics: sangita, gita, svara, raga, prabandha, vadya, nrtya
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Discusses the issue of attributing antiquity to Kathakali
Topics: kathakali, Bharata, Bharatanatya, Natankusa
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On Karnataka Music and the aesthetics of performance by the artists.
Topics: Music, Raga, Pallavi, Sangati
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May 26, 2017
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Authored by Narayana Deva this work on Sangita describes Raga, Instruments, Dance and Prabandha. The mela-janya classification is ignored by this work
Topics: sangita, raga, vadya, natya, nrtta, prabandha
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Sangitaraja is a text authored in Samskrta, by Maharana Kumbha , and written on Sangita, a theatrical presentation of Music, accompanied by Drumming and Dance. This publication contains two of the five sections, namely, on Pathya and Gita. This file contains the third part being write up various ancient authorities on the subject and Index of words.
Topics: Pathyaratnakosa, Raga, authors cited, visishta pada
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A work on Sangita by Maharana Kumbha in 5 sections. The part-2 contains the Samskrta text of the first two sections on Pathya and Gita
Topics: Pathya, Svara, Prabandha
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A work on Sangita, namely, on a theatrical presentation of music accompanied by drumming and dance written in Samskrta in 15th century CE. Part 1 has introduction about the author and the text.
Topics: Manuscript, Author, Date
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Apr 26, 2017
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A work on Drama, Dance, Music in Samskrta written around 12th century CE.
Topics: Natya, Rasa, Dasarupaka, Nrtya, Svara, Grama, Murchana
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A work in Samskrta by a Muslim scholar, on Dance, written around 16th century CE.
Topics: Nrtya, Sira, Sthanaka, Karana
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A text on Dance with description of music and drumming played alongside, written in Samskrta by Jaya Senapati around 13th century CE.
Topics: Nrtta, gita, vadya
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A work in Samskrta on the art of drama, edited under the Kavyamala series.
Topics: Natya, Nrtta, Purvaranga, Rasa, Abhinaya, Gandharva, Pushkara
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A samskrta work on drama, with dance, music and drumming as the supporting arts, written around 1 cent CE. Only the text, volume 2
Topics: natya, gandharva, vina, vamsa, tala, dhruvA, pushkara
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A text in Samskrta, on Drama with dance, music and drumming written around 1century CE. edited by Man Mohan Ghosh
Topics: Natya, Nrtta, Gandharva, Avanaddha, Purvaranga
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This small essay examines Natyasastra's description of four cycle tuning and related issues, e.g., consonant, scale and transposition, and attempts to propose a possible temperament consistent with those concepts and their characteristics described in the Natyasastra.
Topics: Natyasastra, Sruti, Grama
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Account about poet Jayadeva, who composed Gitagovinda
Topics: Jayadeva, Gitagovinda
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Discussion of the text of the songs of Tyagaraja in which Lord Rama and Venkatesa have been addressed
Topics: Tyagaraja, Rama, Venkatesa
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References to the divine in the text of musical compositions.
Topics: iRai, Tyagaraja
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Method of determining the tonal intervals in the music of the ancient Tamiz-s, based on the description of the construction of Kuzal (flute).
Topics: Icai, Kuzal, Kural
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Oct 9, 2016
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Discussion of technical terms in music found mentioned in Tirukkural of Tiruvalluvar.
Topics: Cir, Pattadai
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A biography of Narayana Tirtha and an account of the Musical dramas composed by him.
Topics: Narayana Tirtha, Sri Krishn Lila Tarangini, Parijatapaharanam
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A short study on Subbarama Dikshitar and his Sangita-sampradaya-pradarsini, a work oon music in telugu published in 1904.
Topics: Subbarama Dikshitar, Sangita-sampradaya-pradarsini, AM Cinnasvami Mudaliyar, Gamaka symbols
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Musical Compositions in Karnataka Music, themselves, provide information for studying about music and musicians
Topics: Appar, Sundarar, Jnanasambandar, Manikkavacakar, Jayadeva, Purandara Dasa, Tyagaraja, Muttusvami...
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Raga being used in different senses, the article brings out the core idea and essential features of a raga.
Topics: Raga, Raga lakshana, Calana
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Oct 9, 2016 Sathyanarayana R
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Presents a unified theory of Art Experience, with a look at the application of various theories like, Rasa, Dhvani etc. to Music.
Topics: Alankara, Riti, Dhvani, Vakrokti, Rasa, Aucitya
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Aug 19, 2016 Bharata
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Third volume of Natyasastra of Bharata along with Abhinavabharati commentary of Abhinavagupta, spread over 37 chapters. This volume contains chapters 19 to 27.
Topics: itivrtta, vrtta, prakrti, siddhi
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Aug 19, 2016 Bharata
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Second volume of Bharata's work Natyasastra, spread over 37 chapters, with commentary Abhinavabharati of Abhinavagupta. This volume contains Chapters 8 to 18.
Topics: anga, cari, mandala, gati, Pathya, vrtta, alankara, kaku, dasarupa
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Aug 18, 2016 Sathyanarayana R
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History and Evolution of the art of Story telling, with emphasis on presentations in Kannada and Tamiz languages.
Topics: Katha, Kirtana, Harikatha, Nirupana
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Aug 9, 2016 Kalasena / Kumbhakarna
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First of the Five parts of Sangitaraja of Kalasena/ Kumbhakarna, a Samskrta work. Gives a table of contents, with definition of important terms.
Topics: Sangita, Anukramanika, Pad, Chanda, Alankara
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Aug 9, 2016 Kunhan Raja
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English translation of the first chapter, Svara-gata-adhyaya of Sangitaratnakara of Sarngadeva, the main text composed around 1250 CE.
Topics: Sangita, Pindotpatti, Svara, Sruti, Grama, Murcchana, Alankara, Jati, Giti
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Aug 9, 2016 Dattila
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Work in Samskrta composed in India, around 1st century CE, relating music, covering elements of melody like svara, murchana, jati, tala, pada and musical forms like Gitaka.
Topics: Dattila, Gandharva, Svara, Tala, Pada, Jati, Gitaka
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Jul 21, 2016
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The chapters 28 to 37 of the Natyasastra of Bharata with the commentary of Abhinavabharati of Abhinavagupta, published in the GOS, in 1964.
Topics: Svara, Grama, Murchana, Jati, ghana-Tata, Sushira, Tala, Dhruva, Guna-dosha, Avanaddha
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Notation of Musical passages for playing on a Vina, inscribed on a hillock, in Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu, India
Topics: Raga, Catus-prahara, Rudracarya
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Nov 10, 2015
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A Tamiz magazine edited by Cidambaram S. Minakshi Sundaram and published by M.Lakshmi, Chennai.
Topics: Icai, ADal
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Nov 10, 2015
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Journal on Music and Danced, edited and published by M.Surya Prasad, from Bengaluru
Topics: Music, Dance
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Nov 10, 2015
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Journal on Music and Dance, edited and published by Dr. M.Surya Prasad, from Bengaluru
Topics: Music, Dance
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Nov 10, 2015
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Journal in Hindi devoted to Indian Music edited by Adinath Upadhyay
Topics: Sangita, Gharana, Sastra
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Nov 10, 2015
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Journal on Music and Dance, brought out in Bengaluru, edited by Dr. M Surya Prasad
Topics: Music, Dance, Karnataka music, Bharatanatyam
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Nov 9, 2015
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Journal for Music and Dance of India; editor M.Surya Prasad
Topics: Karnataka music, Bharatanatyam
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Nov 9, 2015
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Annual Journal devoted to Dhrupada genre of Hindustani Music edited by Premalatha Sharma and published by Kashi Raj trust, Varanasi.
Topics: Dhrupad, Dagar, Darbhanga
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Sep 15, 2015
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Journal on Music and Dance
Topics: Music, Drumming, Dance
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Sep 15, 2015
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Journal on Music and Dance
Topics: Music, Drumming, Dance
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Aug 26, 2015 Surya Prasad M
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Magazine devoted to Music, Dance and allied arts published from Bengaluru
Topics: Music, Dance, Review
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Aug 25, 2015 Surya Prasad M
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Issues of the Music Journal 'Gunagrahi' from Bengaluru, India
Topics: Gunagrahi, Journal, Music, Dance, Review.
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Aug 25, 2015 Veerapandian S A
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Discusses the interpretation of the term 'Pattadai' occurring in Tirukkural 821.
Topics: Pattadai, Koluvi
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Aug 25, 2015 Veerapandiyan S A
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The author discusses the interpretation of the terms 'Cir' and 'Pattadai' in Tirukkul 821 of Tiruvalluvar
Topics: Kural, Cir, Pattadai, Pan, Sruti, Acai
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Aug 25, 2015 Sathyanarayana R
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Discusses music teaching, usually individual teacher centered, in the context of an Institution.
Topics: Music, Teaching, Methodology, Group instruction, Individual based
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Aug 25, 2015
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The article discusses the issue of Popular Music and Classical Music from the perspective of historical texts starting from the Natyasastra of Bharata
Topics: Popular, Classical, Marga, Desi, Raga, Rasa
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Aug 24, 2015 Catura Damodara
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Sangitadarpana of Damodara was written in the end of 16th century. It has seven chapters, following the structure of Sangita-ratnakara of Sarngadeva.
Topics: Gita, svara, raga, prabandha, vadya, Nrtta
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Aug 24, 2015 Maharana Kumbha
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Pathyaratnakosa is the first of the five parts in the Sangita-raja of Maharana Kumbha.
Topics: Anukramanika, Pada, Chanda, Alankara
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Aug 24, 2015 Maharana Kumbhakarna
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Nrtyaratnakosa is the fourth part of the work Sangita-raja of Maharana Kumbhakarna. This file contains the second volume in which the third and the fourth Ullasa-s are included.
Topics: Purvaranga,Sira, Drsti, Sira, Drshti, Hasta
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Aug 24, 2015 Maharana Kumbha
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Nrtyaratnakosa is the fourth part in the book Sangita-raja by Maharana Kumbhakarna. The present volume is the first of the two and contains the first Ullasa sections of this fourth kosa.
Topics: Nrtya, anga, pratyanga, unpanga, aharya, sthanaka, cari, mandala
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Aug 24, 2015
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Content framed for a course on World Musics
Topics: World Music, Ethnomusicology, Musical Instruments, Musicality
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Aug 24, 2015
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Content of the course on 'Improvisation in different music cultures' framed at Wesleyan University USA.
Topics: Improvisation, Modal, Tonal, Rhythm
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Aug 22, 2015 Sarngadeva
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volume 2 of Sangitaratnakara of Sarngadeva along with the commentary of Kallinatha. The present volume the last two chapters of the work, namely, the sixth and the seventh.
Topics: Sangita, Gita, Vadya, Nrtta, Tata, Sushira, Avanaddha, Ghana, Nrtta, Rasa
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Aug 22, 2015
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Text on Music, Drumming, Dancing in Samskrta by Sarngadeva written around 1250 CE. The present edition consists of a commentary in Samskrta by Kallinatha, written 150 years later.
Topics: Music, Drumming, Dancing, Samskrta
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Jul 21, 2015 Catura Damodara
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Samskrta treatise on Sangita by Catura Damodara dated around 1625 CE.
Topics: gita, vadya, nrtta, svara, sruti, prabandha, tala, nrtya.-
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Jun 4, 2015 Jayadeva
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The Musical poetry, Gitagovinda by Jayadeva on the theme of Krshna and Radha, with the commentaries of Savangasundari and Srutiranjani. This is file number two of the work.
Topics: Gitagovinda, Jayadeva, Raga, Tala, Prabandha, Dhruva
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Jun 3, 2015 Jayadeva
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Musical Poetry in Samskrta language by Gitagovinda of Jayadeva with the commentaries Sarvangasundari and Srutiranjani. Part-1 Introduction
Topics: Gitagovinda, Jayadeva, Raga, Tala
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May 24, 2015 Jayadeva, Srinivasa Rao
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Poetical Story 'Gita-govinda' of Jayadeva composed in Samskrta, presented in Telugu script with telugu purport in verse form
Topics: gitagovinda, Krsna, Radha
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May 24, 2015 Somesvara
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Third volume of the Samskrta text, Manasollasa / Abhilashitartha-cintamani (1131 CE) of King Somesvara. This volume contains chapters on Music, Drumming and Dance and also other forms of entertainment.
Topics: vinoda, Gita, Vadya, Nrtya, Katha, Camatkara, Krida
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May 21, 2015 TSP
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Views of Subrahamanya Bharati, Tamiz Poet, on Music, Composers
Topics: Bharati, Tyagaraja, DIkshitar
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May 21, 2015 A. K. Warder
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Sense of the term 'Rasa' in Indian Philosphical thinking and the specific sense in which it is used in Poetry and Drama
Topics: Rasa, Buddhism, Kavya, Natya, Natyasastra
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May 21, 2015 Percussive Arts Centre, Bengaluru, India
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A breif account of activity relating to innovation relating to wood and leather in the making of Perscussion instruments in India
Topics: Percussive Instruments, Leather, Wood
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May 21, 2015 Percussive Arts Centre
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Making of Musical Instruments and Innovations, with special reference to skin covered instruments
Topics: Vadya, Karanai, Varu
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May 21, 2015 E. Krishna Iyer
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Description of the playing of Nagasvaram in the Karnataka Music style by T.N. Rajaratnam Pillai
Topics: Raga, Gamaka
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May 21, 2015 Kausika
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Description of Madurai Mani Ayyar's rendering of Karnataka Music
Topics: Madurai Mani, Kalpanasvaram, Raga
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May 20, 2015 Takako Inoue
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Bhagavata Mela of Melattur, Tamil Nadu, Social Changes
Topics: Bhagavata Mela, Yakshagana, Melattur, Saliyamangalam
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May 20, 2015 S.S.Janaki
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Songs on Navagraha, Nine Planetary Deities composed by Muttusvami Dikshitar
Topics: Navagraha, Kirtana, Muttusvami Dikshitar
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May 20, 2015 James Arnold
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Determining the mathematical ratios of pitches in the context of Indian Music on the background of Grama, murcchana, svara, sruti concepts of the ancient period.
Topics: Grama, Murcchana, Sruti, Svara, Cycle of Fifth
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May 20, 2015 Achut Sankar S Nair
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Rare sources that throw light on the musical contribution of Svati Tirunal
Topics: Utsava Prabandham, Ajamilopakhyanam, Kucelopakhyanam, Manipravala Padam
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May 20, 2015 V. Raghavan
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A survey of music, dance, drumming, time-measure texts, especially in Samskrta language, covering a period from ancient to modern, with reference to manuscripts of them available in various libraries.
Topics: Manuscripts, Sangita, Vadya, Nrtta, Tala
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May 20, 2015 G. Dhanaraj
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Zodiac and music in the context of Ancient Tamiz tradition of India
Topics: Palai, Mode, Tinai
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May 20, 2015 Kodandapani Pillai
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Tones and Scale underlying Mullaippan of the Music tradition of ancient Tamiz region.
Topics: Pan, Timpani, Palai
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May 20, 2015 Vipulananda
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Establishing 7 tones as well as twelve tones on the stringed instrument
Topics: Palai, Narambu, Alagu, Natpu, Kilai
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May 19, 2015 V. Nataraja
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Music- India, Ancient Tamiz Tradition
Topics: Palai, Alagu, Mattirai
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May 19, 2015 V. Nataraja
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Music - India, Ancient Tamiz Culture
Topics: Palai, Alagu, Mattirai
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May 19, 2015 Vai. Nataraja
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Music-India, Ancient Tamiz Culture, Tone, Scale
Topics: Palai, Alagu, Mattirai
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May 3, 2015 Ramanathan N
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This is the third volume of the mAnasOllAsa or abhilashitArtha-cintAmaNi of sOmESvara published by the OIB. This contains mainly description of music, drumming and dancing pertaining to dESI, and about performances relating to entertainment (vinOda). Art / classical music,  drumming and dancing are not treated nor is there much discussion of technical terms.
Topics: vinoda, gIta, vadya, nrtta, katha, camatkara, krida, vAdya, nRtta, kathA, camatkAra, krIDA
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Mar 15, 2015 MusicResearchLibrary
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Music Research Library - Books in English
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This article traces the evolution of the Tala-Dasa-Pranas in musicological texts in the Vijayanagara period.
Topics: Tala-Dasa-Prana, Vijayanagara
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This article traces the evolution of the Taladasaprana concept in the musicological texts of the Vijayanagara period.
Topics: Taladasaprana, Vijayanagara
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This Article Traces the Evolution of Tala Dasa Prana-s in Musicological Treatises in the Vijayanagara Period.
Topics: Taladasaprana, Vijayanagara
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Topics: Sama Veda, Music
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Sep 9, 2013 N.Ramanathan
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Music Research Library  - Teaching Resources
Topic: Music Research Library
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Apr 25, 2013 N.Ramanathan
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This collection is part of musicresearchlibrary.net
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Feb 22, 2013
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Music Research Library .net - Collection of Music Periodicals
Topic: Music
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Feb 22, 2013 MusicResearchLibrary.Net
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This collection hosts the source texts associated with musicresearchlibrary.net
Topic: Music